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Fintech funding is growing strongly in 2021: Key emerging markets trends

  • Global fintech funding hit US$54bn in H1 2021, 24% higher than the whole of last year. Growth in EM was even stronger

  • Payments fintechs receive the lion’s share in EM. Brazil is also doing well. Egypt, Pakistan, Saudi, UAE growing fast

  • China fintech funding grew in H1 but is well off its 2018 peak. India attracted 50% more funding than China in H1

Fintech funding is growing strongly in 2021: Key emerging markets trends
Rohit Kumar
Rohit Kumar

Global Financials/Thematics

Rahul Shah
Rahul Shah

Head of Financials Equity Research

Tellimer Research
7 September 2021
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